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Finance Business Partner - National Office

NZ Ministry of Justice
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Accounting & finance
Wellington City
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Finance Business Partner, Finance, National Office


About the role

We are seeking a Finance Business Partner to join our high performing team of finance professionals.  Core to the role is providing direction and leadership in the financial planning and management of a business unit's strategies, driving sound strategic financial decision making. You will also be the key relationship and coordination point between the business and the overall Finance group.

The Finance Business Partners are split across two teams and support a range of portfolio's including Operations and Service Delivery, Te Arawhiti (Maori Crown Relations), Policy, Sector and Corporate functions that help the Ministry to operate smoothly. The expectation is Business Partners will periodically rotate portfolio's to build a broader understanding of the Ministry.    We are looking for someone who has:

  • Strong analytical, strategic and planning skills as well as being commercially savvy
  • Experience in management reporting within large complex and diverse organisations
  • Able to build and maintain positive stakeholder relationships and effective networks across and within organisations 
  • Strong communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant legislation, specifically the State Sector Act, Public Finance Act and the International Public Sector Accounting Standards
  • Be a business or management graduate with experience in a similar role and environment would be advantageous
  • Full CA (or equivalent) preferred

About the Ministry

The Ministry of Justice provides a range of justice services around New Zealand. We have more than 3500 people working across 120 locations around the country, all working towards our vision of a safe and just New Zealand.

The Ministry is an exciting place to work, with large scope for your own development and growth as well as the opportunity to play a key part in supporting the way we deliver services to our customers.

Salary range:  $99,413 - $140,348

Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's important to us that our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

How to apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close on Thursday, 30 January 2020.


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